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Cable: EU vote bill 'damaging'

The Lib Dem Business Secretary Vince Cable has criticised Tory backbenchers' moves for an EU referendum Bill, as "just reopening a Pandora's box which potentially is not only damaging to them as a party, but it is damaging to the country."

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PM 'extremely relaxed' over Commons vote on Europe

David Cameron has told ITV News he is "extremely relaxed" over how Conservative MPs will vote over the EU referendum debate.

"I am extremely relaxed how Conservative MPs vote for this amendment to the Queen's Speech, they're not voting against the Queen's Speech as a whole, they'll be supporting the Queen's speech and it's a very strong programme for Government."

Prime Minister David Cameron talking to Political Editor Tom Bradby Credit: ITV News

"This Bill is quite a separate issue really of being able - all Conservative MPs - to have in their hand a Bill to show to their electors: 'This what you'll get with a Conservative Government.'

"You'll get the referendum I think it is time to have."

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